A misconduct hearing for a police officer attached to Learning and Development has concluded.
The hearing, which concluded on Wednesday, 6 November, found that the actions of PC Kate Fletcher breached the standards of professional behaviour in respect of Authority, Respect & Courtesy, Duties & Responsibilities and Discreditable Conduct at the level of Gross Misconduct.
Between March 2015 and August 2016 whilst on duty PC Fletcher:
- Bullied probationary officers by speaking to them in a rude and demeaning manner.
- Put up a poster of a colleague which contained derogatory and offensive language.
- Sent emails from colleagues email accounts in breach of MPS protocol,
- Sent emails to colleagues using inappropriate language.
The decision of sanction by the Chair and Panel was that PC Fletcher received a final written warning.